Willkomm-Höft - Things to Know Before Visiting
Parnaßstraße 29, 22880 Wedel, Germany
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The Ship Greeting Station Willkomm-Höft (Welcome Point) is a facility at the Schulauer Fährhaus in Wedel. Vessels over 1,000 gross tonnage heading upriver for or downriver from the Port of Hamburg are welcomed or bid farewell by hoisting the Hamburg flag and playing the national anthem of their country of registry between 8 am and 8 pm. Furthermore, words of greeting or farewell are broadcasted in the vessel’s native language.
Attractions Near Willkomm-Höft
Loki Schmidt Garden is a botanical garden maintained by the University of Hamburg. The garden is open daily without charge, and it is organized into three main sections: Systematic garden, Geographical garden, and Plant and man.
The Jenisch House is a country house for Martin Johann Jenisch, the former senator of Hamburb. The house was built in 1831, beside the significant architecture, this place is known for the beautiful park that has an area of 110 acres.
Elbe Tunnel is a 426 m tunnel for pedestrians and vehicles in Hamburg, Germany. The tunnel was opened in 1911, and in 1970 the tunnel became a tourist attraction after several bridges were built. The Elbe tunnel has four large elevators that carry both for pedestrians and vehicles, it connects central Hamburg with the docks and shipyards on the south side of the river Elbe.
Tierpark Hagenbeck is a 100 year old zoo, it covers an area of 25 ha ( 62 acres ). This unique zoo features a children’s playground, Japanese park, and an aquarium, and it is home for more than 2500 animals. Its a great family destination, the park is located in Stellingen, a quarter in Hamburg, Germany.
U-434 Submarine is a former Soviet submarine for the Russian navy, built in 1976. The submarine now is moored in front of the Fischmarkt and turned into a museum allowing visitors to experience the harsh living conditions within the narrow corridors.
Fischmarkt opens only on Sunday mornings. Even though it’s a fish market, you can find fruits, vegetables, clothes. The market is distinguished by the unique and funny selling style, the sellers outshout to each other which result in loud and verbose crescendo.
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Discover More Attractions in Schleswig-Holstein, Where Willkomm-Höft Is Located
Schleswig-Holstein is a northwestern state of Germany. The state is known for its history, culture, and architecture. There is a river called Eider which forms the historic border between Schleswig and Holstein.